1. Entertainment
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://oldies.about.com/od/rockabill1/

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Rockabilly

All about this early country-blues hybrid of rock and roll.
  1. Elvis Presley
  2. Jerry Lee Lewis (16)
  3. Rockabilly Artists (8)

The Top Ten Best-Known Rockabilly Hits Of All Time
This list represents the biggest and most popular rockabilly songs of all time, as determined by modern radio play, sales, and original Billboard chart rankings. These are not necessarily the best rockabilly songs ever -- although they're classics all -- but they remain the most popular, the ones that have stuck with us through decades of...

What Is Sun Rockabilly?
A basic guide to Sun Rockabilly music, its best and most popular artists, singers, and songs, and a history of how the style fits into other areas...

Sun Records
Sun Records was the label that helped define rockabilly, produced at least a half dozen of rock's most important stars, and also began rock and roll itself at least twice.

Johnny Burnette & the Rock 'N' Roll Trio: In the Spotlight
The Rock 'N' Roll Trio, headed by brothers Johnny and Dorsey Burnette, may have been the world's first rock band, the first to use distorted guitars, and the wildest rockabilly cats in Memphis. So why are they consistently shut out of the Rock Hall of Fame? This profile of the Johnny Burnette Rock 'N' Roll Trio is the latest in a series of bios of artists from rock's first era, written and compiled by your Oldies Expert at oldies.about.com.

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.